The project hit the primary £18.000 goal within the first two weeks and this weekend the stretch goal of £22.000 was reached, ensuring a higher level of sound resmastering more subtitles (in French, Spanish, Portuguese and German), added audio commentaries, including a brand new one from star Christien Anholt, and ensure that the many cans of original 35mm negative and sound can be preserved for a minimum of five years.
The next stretch goal is at £26.000 and opens up for even better sound quality, longer storage and more subtitles and with only 3 days to go, the project needs everybody’s support to make it.
I really love this movie and everything it stands for, so I strongly urge you to back the project before it’s too late… and if you already pledged, do like me and pledge some more!
He was getting married in the morning. Was he pressing his suit…? No. Was he checking he had the rings…? No. Was he rehearsing his speech…? No. Was he out with the proverbial “boys” on his stag night at a lap dancing club or rampaging through the streets wearing a traffic cone on his head…? I do hope not! Or rather he was at home beavering away to produce two stylish, well fitting and beautifully constructed matching latex hoods for myself and Rubberdude.
So who is “he”? On Fetlife his name is @Misosub and over the last 6 months me, Rubberdude and numerous other hood obsessed perves have been “loving” and commenting on his cool and original latex hood designs, modelled to perfection by his lustfully lovely (now) wife @Silence_K. A chance request from Rubberdude requesting to order two hoods led to the happy conclusion 48 hours or so later when the rubber bounty plopped through my letterbox. Yes, you read correctly, 48 hours for production and delivery of two perfect hoods from Poland to the UK. And yes, he really was getting married the next day!
We were very lucky to be the first rubber fetishists to ever receive hoods from @Misosub. Until this point, he had exclusively made them for himself and @Silence_K. And very happy, satisfied guinea pigs we were. A plethora of nagging ensued from our end for him to get a website going and start his business proper. Talent of this calibre should not be hidden under a bushel.
So now it is my very great pleasure to announce that the Gumique website is now live. It is my favourite website in the rubber universe! It’s so easy to navigate and offers a “Virtual Product Configurator”. This clever device allows you to totally customise your hood from the available options and see your choices visually represented on a virtual avatar of Silence_K. Utter genius and mind bogglingly addictive! Once you find your perfect hood you don’t want to have forgotten how the hell you configured it when you log off your computer. If you happen to have a goldfish brain like I do Gumique allows you to save your customised hood options for later by adding it to the shopping cart. You do need to have registered and logged in for this feature to work however. Also, when you are logged in you can use the “edit” button in the shopping cart to modify already added hoods. Did I mention this guy was a genius??
According to the website Gumique is offering:
• Free delivery
• Free made to measure
• Visual product configurator
• Fast dispatch
• Online order monitoring
• Free gift wrapping
• Highly customizable products
As well as latex hoods Gumique is hoping to eventually sell hats, corsets and other accessories.
Currently Gumique’s dispatch time is 1 week…; I suspect it won’t stay like that for too much longer as I’m sure they will be inundated very soon. Therefore I’d advise getting in there double quick before everyone else hears about this excellent new latex hood manufacturer.
Innovative latex clothing designers, Ego Assassin have announced COLONY, a collection of laser-cut latex fashion launching April 29th.
Offering futuristic elegance and sex appeal; the COLONY collection is comprised of fresh new designs from the veteran studio’s drafting table as well as several classic Ego Assassin pieces updated with their honeycomb motif. These pieces can be worn on their own for a risqué yet elegant look, or layered over other clothing for a dynamic and fashion-forward ensemble.
Slinka, co-owner and designer at Ego Assassin explains her vision behind the pieces: “We were inspired by the social roles found within a bee colony, and the spirit of adventure embodied by colonial explorers. Fans of latex fashion understand these concepts very well. We produced a versatile collection that allows them to express any or all of these archetypes: Soldier, Queen and Adventurer.”
James Hagarty, co-owner and creative director says of COLONY: “We are continuously exploring the possibilities at the edges of latex, fashion and technology. COLONY represents an expansion of those borders. The pieces are elegant, cutting edge, and can even help you to stay cooler in the heat of a steamy summer party. That’s something every latex connoisseur appreciates.
Stuart Urban who is behind the 1997’s cult classic “Preaching to the Perverted”, has launched a project on Kickstarter to restore the 35mm original and remaster the film – the first mainstream film set squarely in the fetish scene. The aim is to raise £18,000 for the film to be preserved, reach a wider audience on HD and produce a new documentary about the making of the film.
I backed the project as soon as I heard about it. “Preaching to the Perverted” is one of my favorite films and I would be very sad to see it fade away!
So get involved now! Rewards and prizes are coming from Jed Phoenix of London, Coffee Cake & Kink, Madame Caramel, Mistress Velour, and many more.